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H.R. 2014 (116th): Conscience Protection Act of 2019

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To amend the Public Health Service Act to prohibit governmental discrimination against providers of health services that are not involved in abortion.

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Sponsor and status

Andy Harris

Sponsor. Representative for Maryland's 1st congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Apr 1, 2019
Length: 10 pages
Apr 1, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 1, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Rep. Harris Applauds President Trumps Announcement of Conscience Protection Rule
    — Rep. Andy Harris [R-MD1] (Sponsor) on May 2, 2019

Smith Applauds Administration Enforcement of Pro-Life Conscience Protections
    — Rep. Christopher “Chris” Smith [R-NJ4] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 24, 2020

Roe Applauds Final Conscience Rule by Trump Administration
    — Rep. David “Phil” Roe [R-TN1, 2009-2020] (Co-sponsor) on May 2, 2019

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Apr 1, 2019

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

H.R. 2014 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2014. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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